What is the prime factorization of 5?

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Answer to the Factorization of 5

The factorization of 5 is equal to 5, because this is a prime number.

Factor Tree of 5

The prime factor tree of 5 is an illustration that shows how the number 5 is decomposed into its fundamental prime factors, as 2, 3 and 5. This visual representation helps you understand the underlying structure of the number and how it is formed from smaller prime numbers.

Look at the following tree:

5 1

Steps to Factor the Number 5

1. Obtaining the Prime Factors:

The number 5 is a prime number, which means it has no prime factors other than itself and 1.

The prime factor of 5 is just 5.

2. Factorization Expression:

Write the factorization of the number 5 using its only prime factor. The complete factorization of 5 is:

5 = 5

These steps show how the number 5 can be factored into its prime components, which is helpful in understanding its structure and mathematical properties.

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